Using data from previous U.S.Department of Labor program evaluations, this report highlights promising practices and learned lessons that can be used to create more effective programs to support out-of-school youth.
Given the difficult context that many out-of school youth face, providing responsive and high quality employment training programs for this population has often been met with mixed results. This report highlights empirical findings from the National JTPA study and evaluation data from Job Corps, JOBSTART, and YouthBuild to describe promising practices that could be used in future demonstration projects. (Abstractor: Author and Website Staff). Costs per participant for different programs are discussed (p.16, p. 22, p.24)